General Principles of Engineering Ethics
Engineering ethics is (1) the study of moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations involved in engineering and (2) the study of related questions about moral conduct, character, ideals and relationships of peoples and organizations involved in technological development (Martin and Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering).
This live webinar will initially address the principles of engineering ethics that every engineer is expected to live by when practicing their profession. Then it continues to describe the fundamental legal concepts with which very engineer should be familiar. Lastly it presents unique disciplinary case studies selected from across the nation as well as hypothetical ethical challenges that demonstrate how difficult it can be to apply the code of ethics for engineers.
This live webinar is intended for all professional engineers who are either required to fulfill 1 PDH in engineering ethics or are interested in broadening their understanding of what it means to practice and uphold the honor and integrity of their engineering profession while holding the utmost safety, health, and welfare of the public.
This live webinar is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding the common definition of Ethics regarding engineering
- Learning about the important principles of the Engineer’s Professional Responsibility
- Familiarizing with the concept of “Legal Links” in the workplace
- Understanding the concepts of “vicarious liability” and “gross negligence”
- Learning the do’s and don’ts through several ethical and disciplinary cases
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Regardless of the connection method used, you will have the opportunity to interact with the instructor at the appropriate times either way. We recommend that you connect to the webinar approximately 10 to 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
Following attending the webinar, you need to return to the CED Engineering website and login to your account to complete and submit your feedback form.
Following submission of your feedback form, we will email you your Certificate of Completion. You can also download your Certificate of Completion instantly, or at anytime, directly from your account. This is where all your PDH records are kept for your convenience at all times.
CED Engineering live interactive webinars are accepted for PDH or CEU credit by all State Licensing Boards (including IA, NY, OH and WI) requiring continuing professional competency, as they are prepared in compliance with the criteria of the State Licensing Boards. For additional details, please refer to your State Requirements.
Our PDH or CEU accredited webinars were developed and are being conducted by subject matter experts experienced in their field of engineering. Our webinars are designed as fully interactive live conferences allowing you the opportunity to interact with the instructor at any time during the webinar from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere by phone or computer using your microphone or instant online chat.
If you register but you cannot attend due to unforeseen circumstances, we will issue a full refund if you notify us of your cancellation 24 hours in advance. If you must cancel in less than 24 hours, we will offer you a free webinar of equal value that you can attend at a date of your convenience. There is no expiration to your purchase so you don’t have to worry.
If you have seven (7) or more engineers interested in attending the same live webinar, enroll in our Group Webinar Program and purchase the one of interest to maximize your savings. Our live webinars cover a variety of engineering and ethical topics and are presented by subject matter experts distinguished by their many years of practical engineering experience and academic standings.
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